Entries by vantagepointmg

Beauty: It’s More Than Skin Deep

Our skin changes as we age.  Although we can’t turn the hands of time back on our skin, there are many things we can do to care for it. Properly caring for our skin is a combination of our skincare routine, nutrition, and lifestyle. What we eat impacts our skin for good or bad depending on our choices.  A typical diet full of refined carbohydrates, processed foods and sugars promotes aging of the skin and […]

Four-Legged Family

For Our Furry Best Friends Walks, romps in the yard, or just snuggling on the couch.  They’re all made so much better when we can share them with our furry family members.  They give so much and deserve the best in return.  That’s why we’ve developed a line of all natural products that you can use on your dog to help them feel and look their best. Hot pavement, snowy salt filled streets, even dry […]

We Know Noses!

For Breeds Who Need Us Most. All dog breeds can experience dry noses from time to time.  Dry air, hot sun or not drinking enough water can dehydrate the skin on your dog’s nose. Some breeds, however, are genetically prone to persistent dry noses, or even a more extreme condition called Nasal Hyperkeratosis.  Most of these dogs are known as brachycephalic breeds, characterized by their flattened faces and smashed in noses.  This unique facial structure […]

Hard Working Paws

For Hunting and Working Dogs Hunting and working dogs have unique needs when it comes to protection and healing.  They can put mile after mile on those hard working paws in the roughest terrain and weather conditions! We speak from experience as we’ve had the privilege to work and train many breeds, including Labradors, English Springer Spaniels and German Shorthaired Pointers in Minnesota’s harsh climate. Our friends in the musher community have been a crucial […]

Veterinary Dermatologist on Paw Balm

While we can tell you all about how great and effective our products are, an impartial voice often carries more weight  Following is a message we received from Veterinary Dermatologist Rendina McFadden, DVM, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Dermatology about our Paw Balm. I picked up a tin of your Paw Balm at the Shakopee dog show a few weeks ago and have been using it for my Weimaraner’s feet. I thought you might be interested […]

Not Just Another Pretty Scent

We’re frequently told by our customers that our products smell fantastic.  While we do think they smell pretty darn good, a pleasing aroma is just part of the picture when we formulate our balms and oils. Most of our balms have a base of organic extra virgin olive oil, sunflower seed oil, and beeswax.  These ingredients have been used for centuries to soothe and heal skin.  The essential oils we add to the balms are […]